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Helpful +2 Report Mike Oct 20, 2013 09:36PM I had the same issue with being unable to rename the folder due to protection issues. As soon as IE8 loads the web page, it fails with error 0x80248015 before the user can search for fixes.Why would anyone care? Post a reply Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: If XP support has stopped, why am I still getting updates? As long as security software, drivers and other applications have Windows XP updates for them, the operating system can continue to be used securely and reliably. Check This Out

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (1) Collapse - 5 more years of updates for xp by ikswortso / October 31, 2014 10:51 AM PDT In reply to: If XP support I am repairing a friends computer and this was the final step in resolving her PC issues. First, although the hack currently allows updates until April 2019 (adding five years to XP), there's a chance that Microsoft will shut down this loophole. By not continuing support at a reasonable price (it's perfectly reasonable to cease *free* updates, but they have missed brownie points and a significant income stream by being too greedy instead)

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To get around this, right-click an installer or application and select Run As from the menu. The Microsoft Security Essentials signature files - I believe MS agreed to continue these until April 2015.2. I was getting the message that I needed to be an administrator in order to install updates, even though I was logged in as the admin.

Any ideas? 12 answers Last reply Aug 11, 2011 Best Answer Aug 9, 2011 More about windows update blocked virus ksiembAug 5, 2011, 5:53 PM bigbeta said: Hello,I'm working on a Definitely try this solution! bigbetaAug 5, 2011, 10:51 AM Hello,I'm working on a friend's PC that got the "Fake MS Antivirus" virus. Windows Xp Windows Update Page Cannot Be Displayed Arun's little trick has very noticeably speeded up my Windows Explorer opening and other tasks on my computer.

Thus, I had to do this before running Windows Update every time.It wasn't hard to find other reports of the same problem, and this trick has, apparently, not helped everyone. If I hear Windows Xp Windows Update Not Working government spies Next Post Recovering lost bookmarks in Chrome Michael Horowitz Michael Horowitz is an independent consultant who has long been focused on Defensive Computing. My concern is the user recontacting something... Helpful +4 Report gotaa Nov 19, 2013 05:50PM windows is worthless!

There are free tools, such as Device Doctor, which will scan your computer for drivers and let you know if there's an updated version available. Windows Xp Updates Downloads Here are the places giving gamers hope, and those that have shut down sales. If you stopped applying patches at some point and those are OS updates to XP itself, it will keep nagging you to put those in. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.

  • These scan your computer for installed applications, then check online to see if there's a newer version installed.
  • Microsoft's 8 April support deadline has been and gone and the final security updates for Windows XP have now been released.
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